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>> thanks for joining us. top stories we are following this thursday, december 6th. a police chase in is in a watery crash in sampras's go. the suspect has been taken away in a stretcher
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more details straight ahead. >> an agreement has been reached in connection with the possible federal takeover of the oakland police department more on that coming over. >> in another state makes it legal for same-sex couples to marry in the united states but that's not all they are celebrating. >> we will be seen sunshine in afternoon and it will be coal into the evening. storm tracker 4 shows how the storms are and we will track it later. >> it is only 6:00 a.m. and we are already seeing backups. i did not notice anything reported by the chp and i do not believe the metering lights have been activated. it looks like you are still good to go for those of you who are using fasttrack. we are san better
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speeds across the upper deck. >> in san francisco, and over my police chased him ends with a crash. the driver taken to the hospital. it happened just before 4 this morning at the corner of false some and as six streets. the driver sslammed into a fire hydrant and skull folketing sending water gushing onto a false and street. the water has since been contained. the >> you cannot make a right turn on sx and people are getting confused. the reason why is because they are waiting for the inspectors to come out to take a look at the scalper holding to see if it is okay. they want to make sure there is no damage to the building. here is video of the firemen
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viewing the scene. they spotted to this man driving suspected of a d.u.i. and they tried to pull him over and he refused. we do not know the distance of the pursuit but he goes a few ways and then loses control of his car. this caused the water to go out in the air and caught the fire department out here to turn it off and mean what he has been taken to the hospital. after he is check out he will be arrested and at this point we do not know his name but we do know that no one other than him was injured. >> they should have this blocked off until about 7:30 a.m. this morning. officer stated that this is just the estimation. >> also new this morning,
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san jose police are investigating a fatal hit and run crash. if this happened just before 6 last night in the area of south white road and quincy ave. police arrived to find a man who was hit by a vehicle and that the driver fled from the scene. the man later died at the hospital. police are looking for a dark colored suv with possible damage from the crash. >> a yearlong battle over the oakland police department federal takeover has ended. oakland mayor jean quan and police chief howard jordan have announced the police department will not be subject to a federal court appointed receivership. instead, all
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sides have agreed to appoint a compliance director to ensure that the remaining reforms left on the czech police from riders case, are completed. the compliance officer will have the authority to hire and fire the chief and other personnel. >> british retail giant tescos ventures in the united states known as fresh and easy neighborhood markets might close all their stores in the united states if it does not find a buyer. the company announced yesterday that it could close to a stores employ 5000 people including 19 stores here in the bay area. the chain bills itself as a market where shoppers can find fresh and affordable fools. kron4 as mike delta will have a live report from walnut creek in the next half hour. the >> ac: the east bay is now
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even larger than it was when a first collapse. it happened sunday along mountain view road in lafayette. the widened hole is by 10 ft. to place fabric support them boulders on top. officials fear that the soil erosion could push up the stream and pushed the creek. possibly leading to flooding on of nearby homes when another storm his. the row could be close for the entire winter, as crews figure out a plan to replace the drain. >> the rain-soaked ground means more trees are taking the fall. richmond crews for all cleaning up 40 ft ac etch freeze it came crashing down on top of a home on florida avenue over the weekend. the house is self held up the rules was damaged. a 75 t crane had to be brought in to begin
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removing the tree from the house. >> dozens of same-sex couples and washington state are tied the knot. just hours after the law legalized gay marriage took effect. here is video this morning showing gay and lesbian couples are obtaining marriage licenses at the county auditor's office. last month, nearly 54% of voters passed. approving same-sex marriage. washington joins other states which now allow gay and lesbian couples to wed. >> recreational use of marijuana is officially illegal in the state of washington. last night hundreds of people gathered under the space needle for a new year's eve stop compound. when the measure took effect they cheered and lit joins in unison. national politician figures are pointing out that smoking pot is still a
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federal crime. >> we are keeping our eye on weather and traffic is thursday morning. here is a look at the bay bridge. look at you guys with your fancy-schmancy u-verse high speed internet. you know, in my day you couldn't just start streaming six ways to sunday. you'd get knocked off. and sometimes, it took a minute to download a song. that's sixty seconds, for crying out loud. we know how long a minute is! sitting, waiting for an album to download. i still have back problems. you're only 14 and a half. he doesn't have back problems. you kids have got it too good if you ask me. [ male announcer ] now u-verse high speed internet has more speed options, reliability and ways to connect. rethink possible.
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>> new this morning weekly jobless claims dropped last week by 25,000 to 370,000.
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this is the third straight decline. all the important monthly jobless claims come out tomorrow. we will see how this new is impacts the markets when no they opened at 6:30 a.m.. new this morning >> apple ceo tim cook says that the company will produce one of its existing lines of mac computers in the united states next year. cook and did not say which line of computers will be produced here or where pacifically in the country that will be made. the consumer electronics world has never really had a big production presence in the united states. >> lawyers for the world's top two smart phone makers are returning to court today
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in san jose. samsung is seeking to overturn a 1 billion jury verdict that the caribbean to take a giant ripped off apple's and designs for its iphone and ipad. apple in turn is looking at 500 million more to the award while bearing sales of some two dozen, older samsung products from the sale in the united states. >> netflix says they are not considering raising prices on customers to help finance their deal with disney. the company reached a multi-year agreement on to say to show disney movies after they finish their run in theaters. if the deal will allow netflix to stream disney movies over the internet, seven months after they leave the years.
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>> welcome back it is 6:14 a.m.. >> drivers along the golden gate bridge will soon get an extra wall protection in the middle of the roadway. the
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proposed a global media empire is expected to prevent head on collisions like the one that occurred yesterday morning. if the chp says, the driver of a lexus, traveling southbound, piled into a volkswagen traveling the opposite direction. the barrier project is estimated to cost more than $26 million in should be complete by 2014. >> the drying trend as you see it building over the east and the pacific is bringing us the rain free conditions. as for tomorrow which will be waking up to morning fog. it will be dry and warmer as we head into the weekend. because of the saturated--you can see on fog tracker 4 that as we
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push ahead to 10:00 a.m. we will still be dealing with fog. into the evening it will start to push through. as for your temperatures we have been keeping warm it is 56 degrees right now in napa up. it is cool in daly city only 16 in the upper 40's. >> as we set the clock ahead to 9:00 a.m. we will still be dealing with a lot of 50s. into noon was see sixties are more widespread. this is where our afternoon highs are headed. pretty much low 60s across the board. for those you have not about 8:00 p.m. the temperatures will drop down to the '50s. in the valleys and the south bay with the exception of the coast will get to the upper 50s. as we set the map ahead upper 50s
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for san rafael and about 62 degrees for fairfield this afternoon. >> the drying trend will kick get today and last into your next work week. there is a little bit of a warm- up and the lowe's will get down to the 40's. >> the metering lights have been turned on earlier than usual. the back up is already forming. from interstate 80 we are seeing backups coming from the mimic freeway. this is normally a typical. and expect slow ago conditions however, i have not seen any incidents reported. on the san mateo bridge at the toll plaza if they have debris in the lane. you should try with extra caution and you should expect delays here as
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well. there are no problems at the golden gate bridge. the traffic is flowing through freely. as we take a look at the traffic map around golden gate in albany. we do have reports of the debris in the lanes. this is not producing much of a slowdown. as we turn our attention to interstate 580 not only is it slow from to 05 but we're also sing pretty big delays approach in downtown livermore. if we did have a lot earlier accident at their way boulevard. the downtown area is very slow and the stretch of red indicates that it is below 25 mi. per hour. if you should allow yourself extra time. >> we are good to go in the south and we are trouble- free. a lot agreed on the
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roadway for northbound 85. >> two suspects accused of a string of robberies killing a man born a failed carjacking and shooting at police officers are said to enter pleas next month. 26 year-old jonathan wilbanks and 15 year-old adonis muldrow our bid tried as adults. the pair crashed a car, a foot chase and a shoot-out that left wilbanks and a police officer suffering gunshot wounds. they both are expected and accused of killing a another person in an attempted carjacking periods >> the disgraced former head
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of the need to bay area drug task force is facing up to 17 years in prison. norman wielsch pleaded guilty to selling drugs from evidence lockers and trying to sell them on the street. he will now be sentenced in february. >> six bay area contractors were caught up in a state wide fraud this thing. a total of 100 unlicensed contractors were involved. this being targeted those working with a propewithout a pr license. which involve working like painting, installing flooring, and landscaping. if the six license contractors were from some account. there were arrested and face a misdemeanor charges. the penalty is up to six months in jail and fined $5,000.
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>> charges have been filed against it sampras's go man accused of kidnapping and raping an autistic girl who walked away from her group home in oakland. prosecutors say, that he assaulted the girl multiple times over a three day period before she managed to escape. atkinson has been convicted of several felonies before, including robbery and assault with a daildeadly weapon. >> san francisco police said that broke up part of a multimillion-dollar auto burglary operation. more than a thousand electronic devices have been recovered and valued at half a million dollars. officers believe brink is a small part of a larger rate which is still born on in sampras's go on other locations in the bay area. if police arrested
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three suspects and to are still in jail. all three suspects are in their early 20s. >> a san francisco supervisor wants to take action about the spike in cell phone and tablet that's in the city. supervisor scaups weiner city's robberies are critical to public safety and problems that must be addressed. he public safety and problems that must be addressed. he also calle police chief and district attorney atten police chief and district (car horn) paying with your smartphone instead of cash... (phone rings) that's a step forward. with chase quickpay, you can send money directly to anyone's checking account. i guess he's a kicker... again, again! oh, no you don't! take a step forward and chase what matters.
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>> new this morning. a new census data shows a clear as sustained drop in the legal immigration. if this is more than a decade of increases. the number of illegal immigrants in the united states dropped to 11.1 million last year after a speed of 12 million in 2007. for the first time since 1910 immigrants from asia top hispanic immigration. dimmer graf first city legal hispanic immigration is unlikely to approach is to meet 2000 peak a game. >> a suspect has been arrested in the death of a man who was pushed onto subway tracks and new york. if police took 30 year-old naeem davis into custody on
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the same day the family of the victim, 58 year road ki- suck han, spoke to the press. davis is accused of pushing han on to the subway tracks monday. he is charged with second-degree intentional murder and second-degree murder with depraved indifference to human life. detectives say that davis' claim that han was bothering him and would not leave him alone. >> three southern california men accused of plotting terrorist attacks against the u.s. pleaded not guilty in federal court. they enter their pleas in a riverside court yesterday. prosecutors say that the three have been planning for almost a year to join al qaeda and the taliban in afghanistan and
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carried out terrorist attacks. they were planning to leave for afghanistan just a few days before that were arrested last month.
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>> welcome back. we do have the weekly unemployment numbers and they were expected to be elevated to the super storm sandy. they dropped by 75,000. concerns about the fiscal cliff and there are new news that there are no meetings. we will have more on the marcus and 15 minutes with rob black. >> waking up to a dry road ways and we are kicking off the drying trend that will last until the rest of your work week. we are dealing with dense fog and in the afternoon we may have some few breaks of sunshine. into
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the evening it will be partly cloudy and cool. i will show you how widespread it will be. >> the metering lights were activated a little bit early and we are saying the lace from 880 crossing. we're seeing some moving here despite their early activation. it is now up to 17 minutes. the rest of the commute shows like conditions for the east for wait. a little bit sluggish for interstate 580. we do not have any accidents to report on 1 01 southbound. >> developing news out of san francisco where a police chase in is with the suspect in jail and thousands of gallons of water on the street. kron 4 urs will tran joins us live from the same
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period will what happened? >> this suspect's head fire hydrants and ribozyme mess. they want to make sure that it is okay and that will put a back templates. if there was also look at the building to make sure that it is ok then that will have to rebuild it. this may take a little bit longer as far as reopening this on ramp. here is video of the suspect being arrested. this was about 4:00 this morning and send cisco police department had spotted him for a suspected d.u.i.. they tried to pull him over and he refused. we do not know how long the pursuit took place but he ultimately lost control of the car and slammed into this fire hydrant. to >> he suffered minor injuries and he was taken to
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hospital. was he is checked out by the doctors is stated that he will be arrested. we do not know his name at this time. he was the only person injured. we have seen a little bit of confusion because people are used to making this right turn and they look over and they're wondering why it is not available. that will have to drive one more block to make their right turn. >> as far as the saying it will probably be like this for a least another hour and will keep you updated. >> the national superstathe supt may close. we would check with mike pelton because he has more on what is happening with this company. fresh and easy is a popular
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grocery store. it has 19 stores here in the bay area a lot of these stores may close down because they announce they will launch a eighth trustee chick review. this is due to the shareholders. the chief executive states that this will leave them to have the leave the united states. i spoke to one shopper this morning she was not surprised. >> i wish said it was better than slide. they are open 247 and i like that. i do not know when they opened but i are there were. >> this same shopper stated that when she shops here she leaves as a happy customer as most people do. they stated that there are looking at all possible options that pertain to their future. they hope to
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have more answers by next april. >> 6:34 a.m.. price of crab but this holiday season might be going up. crab fisherman from san francisco, half moon bay, and bodega bay are on strike over prices. the problem started over the weekend when crab boat skippers heard that the fish brokers were planning to cut the price they pay for fresh crab from $3 per lb to as low as $1.80. fish brokers say that this strike has already affected supply. price disputes with dundas crab are common during the holiday season. lacher, the fishermen refused to go into the water until they were giving the president won a. >> a health group is issuing a warning that clear about mattresses and if it taking past may contain dangerous levels of a known
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carcinogen. the center for environmental health in oakland he says is taking legal action against doors including toys r us in wal- mart to try and force them to stop selling foam products contain the chemical chlorinated tris with levels higher than permitted in california. >> cal football has a new head coach. the golden bears have hired louisiana tech coach sonny dayaks in hopes that the offense mastermind can revive a program that is struggling in recent years under the fired jeff tedford. dykes will formally be introduced at a news conference later on today.
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he had a 22-15 record with the bulldogs, averaging just under 36 points and four in a 52 1/2 yards per game in his tenure. he takes over a cal team that when three- nine this past season and missed a bowl for the second time in three years.
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6:42 a.m. is a time we will be back with more. we will talk about apple the big drop. crop is still a big fan of the stock we will s robb is still a big fan of the stock we will
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washington are tied the knot hours after the law legalized gay marriage in that state. nearly 50 percent of the voters passed a proposition which approved same-sex marriage. >> the dow was down at 7 and 1/2 points there was a lot of talk that would superstar on sandy we would see the weekly unemployment numbers elevated but they dropped like 25,000. >> we are starting to get back to pre sandy levels. numbs good the north is forced sandy hit 14 percent of americans are starting to get back to levels they're comfortable with. we came in at a number of 370,000 we should be able to create jobs. our economy moving
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slightly higher. let us talk about apple. i will say apple is down 50% in the last three months apple is over $700 per share. >> it is 528 per share is down another 2%. >> what is going on at apple. >> are they going to go to the 0.0% are they going to go to 23.8, 49%, 44 percent, we do not know. republicans --this is a senate story a senate and congress store. apple a congress story. >> yes that makes sense. >> one of the biggest run ups--when the stock market
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pulled back on capital gains by the stock. if you want is them gratification it is not for you. i believe it is one of the lowest value companies. >> brian williams asking what is the next product. >> he says well when i wonder in my livermore and he says i see a tv. >> we're waiting for the next big thing in the apple field. >> i can tell you this a valuation basis i can pick the stock with my eyes closed. why have they not done a special dividend yet.
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it is kind of upset wall street. >> are they a victim of their own success. they have been so successful how you keep that going. even with the amount of five phones that-iphones. >> thank you robyn.. be >> rob use things and he liked to make money. >> the time is 6:49 a.m. we want to get a look at the weather. good morning janu. >> good morning darya high
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pressure building along the eastern pacific. this will bring in a drying trend. some areas of dense fog. as for the afternoon we are expecting partly sunny conditions dry and mild. in the evening partly cloudy and cool. tracking the cloud cover storm tracker for joint how widespread it is. into the afternoon we are expecting some breaks of sunshine that will build a along the east bay shore parias well . as was the south 6 in annapolis. us 54 and redwood city. mid-50s in san jose. as we turn the clock ahead to 9:00 a.m. dealing with a lot of fifties. except for portions of the south bay dealing with 60s. 60s grow more widespread by noontime. for those of you
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heading out this evening temperatures back down to the '50s. fifties' along the coast was the low 60s in the north bank. six degrees for santa rosa novato and napa. upper 50s for downtown san francisco. your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast showing us dry conditions ahead partly sunny as welfare if your highs getting to the ultimate 60s. for those of you headed up to the sierras will take a look at the snow bomb dog comes the report. we will start off with heavenly. a base of 50 in.. north star has a bit of 16 in. not much fresh powder and the last of the files. good morning we are tracking a back up here is the approach to the bay bridge toll plaza. fell as does the report. >> marin lights are turned on a little bit ahead of schedule however, the ride
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clocking in at under 20 minutes at the foot of the maize into a fremont street. san mateo bridge ride moving well the drive is 14 minutes from into an. southdown 101 not tracking any delays coming out of marin county. however, we have fog forming in the north bay certainly drive with extra caution. as we turn our attention to interstate 580 in the westbound direction. the red and yellow on your screen. i calculated ride a 45 minutes from 205 out of tracy to the 580/86 interchange. the rest of the east bay is starting to slow down from the east shore freeway. your ride from hercules around highway 4 to berkeley faculty in at 20 minutes. all is well for westbound 24. we are seeing top speeds of poaching the caldecott tunnel. northbound 101 a hair of slow traffic coming off of 87. the red on your screen indicates speeds below 25 mi. per hour. off
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trouble-free for interstate 280 and northbound 85 moving well approaching cupertino. >> thank you erica the time is 653 will be back in just a couple of minutes. let us live look outside at the james lick freeway in san francisco. this was a horrible commute yesterday's but today is looking terrific. we will be right
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welcome back to the kron 4 morning news. saddam news. a bay area native has died. legendary jazz musician david brebeck died of heart ferias to day. just one day before his 92nd birthday. the pianist and composer was born in concord. he is regarded as one of america's greatest jazz music isn't.
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brebeck became known for his exotic, challenging rhythms in music pieces such as take five. he also broke racial barriers playing in black jazz clubs in the south 1950's refusing to play in sarah a venues. >> top stories we're following this thursday december 6th a police chase in the water regressions and francisco. the suspect taken away in a stretcher more details coming up. >> and fresh and easy market to be closing here in the bay area and all round united states will tell you why the gross historic change to be forced to close its doors. >> will have more and the world according to gary at 7:45 a.m.. >>
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